“Ordinarily, events that change our path are impersonal affairs, and yet extremely personal. My teacher, don Juan Matsus, said this is guiding me as his. Spanish version: El Lado Activo del Infinito. Full English version: The Active Side of Infinity Return to Carlos Castaneda’s Don Juan’s Teachings. CARLOS CASTANEDA was the author of ten bestselling books, including their entrance into that concrete region which they called the active side of infinity.

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Infinity is enticing beyond belief. Sorcerers, oof do have the upper hand; as being on their way to dying, they have someone whispering in their ear that everything is ephemeral. I believe this is the 12th of his 12 books – that may be why it feels like he’s mailing it in and rehashing. It is amazing to me at times, that we get sick to the stomach when some revelation of truth dawns upon our mind, but remain blithely content when all manner of backward angels feed us siee that systematically and continually separate us from our spiritual being and reality.

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They considered the most far-fetched acts, which may seem totally unrelated to the pursuit of inner silence, such as, for instance, jumping into waterfalls or spending nights hanging upside down from the top branch of a tree, to be the key points that brought it into being.

If we are victorious in any way, we don’t have anyone to whisper in our ear that our victories are fleeting. In our day, we have no means of acting as a group so we must brace ourselves to face in solitude a force that will sweep us away from language, for there is no way to describe adequately what is going on. It is guided by the purest sentiment, the sentiment of a warrior-traveler who is about to dive into infinity, and just before he does, he turns around to say thank you to those who favored him.

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And not so much because they don’t believe it. The mechanism of Judgment in the soul is something that I am grappling with for my book, The Questing Soul “. For sorcerers, when the act of unification takes place, there is no corpse. There’s no way whatsoever to choose that place at will.


That type of inorganic being, who are our first cousins, communicate with us incessantly, but their communication with us is not at the level of conscious awareness. The foreign installation comes back, I assure you, but not as strong, and a process begins in which the fleeing of the flyers’ mind becomes routine, until one day it flees permanently.

I’ll tell you about that subject someday, but not while you’re cushioned by your friends. You have never been alone in your life.

We will never be together again. It’s not difficult at all to enter into it, because man is a predator by nature. I am a being who lives my life professionally, in every aspect of the term, meaning that every one of my acts, no matter how insignificant, counts. The waitress looked at me and made a gesture of mock annoyance and surprise.

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You say that that’s easy for me to say but that to carry it out is another matter, and that your tribulations are insoluble because they originate in the incapacity of your fellow men to be consistent.

They actibe the ones who set up our hopes and expectations and dreams of success or failure. Give it your best shot; do your best. And above all, their power lies in not interfering.

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The touch of warrior-travelers is very light, although it is cultivated. Though this may just be my experience You cannot confuse solitude with solitariness. Gone are the unfathomable mysteries and in their place we have mere caricatures of the real Don Juan and Carlos.

This is the price one pays for living under the rule of self-reflection. It’s more exciting to win, so win! He said vastaneda what modern man referred to vaguely as life after death was, for those shamans, a concrete region filled to capacity with practical affairs of a different order than the practical affairs of daily life, yet bearing a similar functional practicality. Beckoning intent to resolve the conflict of your two minds, or to hear the voice of your true mind, is not a petty or arbitrary matter.

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The important thing is that they both agree to forgive him. The sorcerers of ancient Mexico devised endless ways to shake themselves or other sorcery practitioners at their foundations in order to reach that coveted state of inner silence. I know sidf even though you have never suffered hunger you have food anxiety, which is none other than the anxiety of the predator who fears that any moment now its maneuver is going to be uncovered and food is going to be denied.

But this is a subject that we will discuss later. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for caetaneda on the go. His 12 books have sold more than 8 million copies in 17 languages. That, unfortunately, is our lot as human beings unless we make a strong and directed effort at understanding the spiritual as well as materialistic realities of our world. A task for you one day will be to see the predator.

Riding with them was always a slave whose job was to whisper in their carlod that all fame and glory is but transitory.

A warrior-traveler finds that to return to the world of disorder, compulsion, noise, and pain is a most unappealing affair. We cannot deal with this by not knowing what monists think, for example, but only by knowing it; we must also know that it is Ahriman [materialistic] science, the science of backward angels who infest human heads, and we must know about the truth and the reality. All of us human beings are prisoners, and it is that prison that makes us act in such a miserable way.

They also saw that those energy fields arranged themselves into currents of luminous fibers, streams that are constant, perennial forces in the universe.

Let’s get personal, dear Reader, do you feel that others are judging you? There’s no one to tell you what to do.